Mirai, Neko and Bashlite variants unleashed

Starting in mid-July new variants of Mirai, Bashlite and Neko began appearing in honeypots, all of which are designed to assemble botnets capable of launching DDoS attacks.

Trend Micro came across the first variant, based on Neko, on July 22 capable of brute forcing weak credentials and then unleashing a

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Source: SC Magazine / Article: "Mirai, Neko and Bashlite variants unleashed"